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May 13, 2017 30 tweets 15 min read Twitter logo Read on Twitter
As good a time as any to visualize our insecure future if we don't take security seriously. From the folks at @JoyofTech. #WannaCry
Skimming...Super smooth skimming!
Via @NYPD19Pct
Some really good tips from @fredwilson on protecting yourself online (Not sure if telcos outside US allow #1).…
2017 in a nutshell 🤷‍♂️
"Russian malware communicates by leaving comments in Britney Spears's Instagram account"…
Why security needs to be at heart of every "thing". And everything is now a "thing".
Hacking wind turbine farms!…
For the umpteenth time - watch where you go, what you click, & what you open.
Hackers targeting nuclear facilities!…
This is spot on from @Marthalanefox. Politicians, across countries, need to step up their tech quotient!…
Our insecure future mocks us on a daily basis.
"A smart fish tank left a casino vulnerable to hackers"
If something has a chip, or network connectivity, start with assumption that it will be hacked.…
2017 = Add the words hacked, cybersecurity, ransomware to any "thing."
Connected turbines & ransomware.…
A person tasked with managing cybersecurity for the US...falling for a prankster's fake email address. 🤷‍♂️…
STEP 1: Tell people to treat every mail with suspicion. Hit up Google when in doubt.
STEP 2: Game Google results!
We are screwed.
A camera that fits in a screw.
Sci-fi authors now compete w/ reality!
Malware. Encoded in DNA. That infects the computer running a gene-sequencer 😳…
The latest in crypto. At risk with the oldest trick in security - social engineering your telco!…
Facial recognition. Where your face can be a Facebook pic!
What's new? - A breach at a credit monitoring firm that could impact half of the US population! Or greedy execs!…
Your daily reminder that SMS two-factor authentication is broken. Video showing SS7 vulnerabilities in mobile n/w
We are soon coming to a default state of - if a database exists, it will be, if not already, hacked.
SEC now.…
Spot on @mims!
"... start treating data safety with the same seriousness we apply to airplane and automobile safety"…
"Where were you last week?"
"Getting a heart transplant"
"Some hacker cloned my heart!" 🤦‍♂️…
Dear CFOs/CEOs, one data point on why you should focus on security!
"NotPetya ransomware cost Merck > $310 million"…
Security concerns as a driver for onshoring manufacturing - our future is interesting!…
Another day, another multi-million dataset of user data compromised, another company that ignores to inform users. We are living our insecure future.…
Our future is hacks powered by AI meeting defensive measures powered by AI.
And humans clueless in the middle!…
Story of our Internet of Insecure Things :
Act 0: Everything becomes a "thing"
Act 1: Starts leaking data.
More info on what is unfolding to be one of the biggest stories on cybersecurity in recent years in this good thread from @nicoleperlroth
Ask not if your data will be breached. Ask how.
Ask not if a leaked data point is useful to a bad actor. Ask how.
Ask not if a bad actor will act on a leaked data point. Ask how.
Ask not of the intent. Ask of the outcome. And fix. And iterate. And fix...
This is fascinating!…
The days of everything becoming a "thing" and every digital data point impacting you IRL are nigh!
"Cybersecurity Today Is Treated Like Accounting Before Enron"…

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